Federal judge rejects request for NXIVM mistrial
May 23, 2019 05:01 PM
A federal judge rejected NXIVM co-founder Keith Raniere's request for a mistrial.
The defense filed the motion Wednesday night. Early Thursday morning, a judge denied it.
The Times Union is reporting it's due to the judge's decision to cut short a cross-examination of key prosecution witness Lauren Salzman on Thursday.
Raniere has pleaded not guilty to sex trafficking charges.
Updated: May 23, 2019 05:01 PM
Created: May 23, 2019 04:21 PM
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